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Buying vs Renting a Wheelchair

In Gadgets, Mobility Challenges, North America On August 2, 2015 0 Comments

Travel involving wheelchairs is a pretty common theme as I feel strongly that a parent’s inability to walk should not stop you from traveling together. Previous posts on… Read More »

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Traveling with Incontinence

In Gadgets, General Considerations, Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Need to Know, Packing Suggestions On July 30, 2015 0 Comments

Interestingly, I received two emails this week from TWAP followers asking the same question: Should I leave an aging parent at home if he or she suffers from… Read More »

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HuffPost Live: Seniors and Adventure Travel

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, General Considerations, Magazine Articles & Other Publications On July 23, 2015 0 Comments

I had the pleasure of participating on a panel for HuffPost Live discussing seniors and adventure travel. The tagline: Many assume retirement means slowing down and taking time… Read More »

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Reader Question: Is an African safari safe for my 92-year-old Mom?

In Africa, General Considerations, Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Hotels, Reader Questions On July 20, 2015 0 Comments

We really are lucky. We live in an age where there is very little holding us back from realizing our dreams, attacking our bucket lists, and experiencing the… Read More »

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Interview with Kathleen Dunn on Wisconsin Public Radio

In Magazine Articles & Other Publications, Multigenerational Travel, Speaking Gigs On July 16, 2015 0 Comments

I had the distinct pleasure to be a guest on the Kathleen Dunn show on Wisconsin Public Radio, the oldest and second largest public radio network in the… Read More »

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Reader Question: Taking a Road Trip with Aging Parents

In North America, Reader Questions, Travel Prep Resources On July 12, 2015 0 Comments

TWAP friend SusanE contacted me for tips on how to tackle the 24-hour drive from Sacramento, CA to Oklahoma City, OK with her 78-year old mom on board…. Read More »

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Recent Press for Travel with Aging Parents

In Magazine Articles & Other Publications, Planes, Canes, and Automobiles, Speaking Gigs On July 6, 2015 0 Comments

In the June TWAP newsletter, I mentioned hiring Smith Publicity to handle public relations outreach for TWAP and the impending publication of my book Planes, Canes, and Automobiles:… Read More »

See the ocean one last time

My Dad wanted to see the ocean one last time….

In Guest Posts, North America On June 30, 2015 0 Comments

Oh my goodness folks, what a Guest Post we have today. I’m in Las Vegas for work and thank goodness I read this while still in my hotel… Read More »

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Endless Possibility just Beyond the Runway

In Humor, Random Thoughts On June 24, 2015 0 Comments

Mmmmm…..what IS it about the rumble of a Boeing 777 lurching down the runway that screams possibility to me? My heart pounds like a jackhammer. My skin tingles… Read More »

Hugs for Dad

Hugs for Dad from Travel with Aging Parents

In Random Thoughts On June 21, 2015 0 Comments

  Father’s Day is actually rather hard for me as it reminds me of how much I miss my own Dad. It will be 10 years this August… Read More »